• Short Summary

    UNITED STATES SECRETARY OF STATE WILLIAM P. ROGERS ARRIVED IN BANGKOK, CAPITAL OF THAILAND, YESTERDAY?

  • Description

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    GV AIRCRAFT TAXIES IN
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    2.
    SV ROGERS OUT OF AIRCRAFT
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    3.
    CU GREETED BY THAI FOREIGN MINISTER AND OTHER OFFICIALS (2 SHOTS)
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    4.
    GV PARTY INTO AIRPORT BUILDING
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    5.
    LV ROGERS SEATED FOR PRESS CONFERENCE
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    6.
    SV ROGERS SPEAKS SOF STARTS: "MR MINISTER..." SOF ENDS: "... TWENTY YEARS"
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    7.
    SV PRESSMEN
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    CU ROGERS CONTINUES SOF STARTS: "MEANWHILE..." SOF ENDS: "....ORGANISATION"
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    9.
    LV PRESSMEN
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    10.
    SV ROGERS LEAVES
    1.38


    TRANSCRIPT: "MR. MINISTER, MR. (INAUDIBLE), LADIES AND GENTLEMEN, I'M VERY PLEASED TO BE HERE TODAY FOR MY FIRST MEETING OF THE SEATO COUNCIL. A FEW WEEKS AGO I ATTENDED MY FIRST MINISTERIAL MEETING OF THE NORTH ATLANTIC COUNCIL - AN ORGANISATION WHICH HAS KEPT THE PEACE IN EUROPE FOR 20 YEARS.



    MEANWHILE, THE ALLIES WILL BE MEETING HERE IN BANGKOK THIS WEEK TO CONSULT WITH EACH OTHER TO CO-ORDINATE OUR PLANS AND TO EXCHANGE VIEWS ABOUT RESTORING AND THEN KEEPING THE PEACE OF IN SOUTH-EAST ASIA. AN ESSENTIAL ELEMENT IN THE FUTURE PEACE OF ASIA WILL OF COURSE BE THE SOUTH-EAST ASIA TREATY ORGANISATION."




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    Background: UNITED STATES SECRETARY OF STATE WILLIAM P. ROGERS ARRIVED IN BANGKOK, CAPITAL OF THAILAND, YESTERDAY (MONDAY) TO ATTEND A TWO-DAY COUNCIL MEETING OF THE SOUTHEAST ASIAN TREATY ORGANISATION (SEATO). HE FLEW IN AFTER A FOUR-DAY VISIT TO SOUTH VIETNAM AND IS ALSO TO ATTEND A TWO-DAY MEETING OF SOUTH VIETNAM AND HER WAR ALLIES.

    IN A PREPARED STATEMENT, MR. ROGERS SAID THAT SEATO WAS AN ESSENTIAL ELEMENT TO PEACE AND THE UNITED STATES WAS FULLY RESOLVED TO MAINTAIN AND IMPROVE IT.

    AT THE OPENING OF THE SEATO MEETING TODAY (TUESDAY) MR. ROGERS PLEDGED THAT AMERICA WOULD CONTINUE TO STRIVE FOR A LONG-TERM PEACE IN SOUTH-EAST ASIA EVEN AFTER AMERICAN TROOPS HAD LEFT VIETNAM.

    ON ARRIVAL YESTERDAY, MR. ROGERS SAID:
    HE CONTINUED.....

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA808Q0PKUGZFKQD7UACLHDH89C
    Media URN:
    VLVA808Q0PKUGZFKQD7UACLHDH89C
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    20/05/1969
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:39:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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